The Or Sameah’s Ouroboros

Our previous post cited Rav Ya’akov Emden’s barb that “it seemed to us, in our tranquility in the Diaspora, that we have already found an alternate ארץ ישראל and ירושלים …”. This foreshadows a famous passage of Rav Meir Simha of Dvinsk, in which he warns against thinking that Berlin is Yerushalayim. R. Meir Simha’s […]